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Tackling Honour Killings through Sexual and Gender Rights Advocacy: Recommendations for Policy and Practice - Centre for Transnational Development and Collaboration
Honour killing is a term used to denote a form of gender-based violence in which women, often young and unmarried, are brutally murdered by family members for being allegedly involved in illicit sexual practices, therefore dishonouring herself and her family. There is no accurate or current data on honour killings statistics in the Middle East …